Therapy Buzzwords: Anxiety

Therapy Buzzwords: Anxiety

Therapy Buzzwords: Anxiety by Taylor Cockrum, MT-BC   What’s that?  Anxiety … is an intense worry or fear about everyday situations. It can be triggered by life experiences or be inherited. affects ALL people, however, it can become a problem when the...
Books You Can Sing

Books You Can Sing

Books You Can Sing by Nikki Belshe Lanza, MNLM, MT-BC Singable books are a simple joy that I have as a music therapist and parent! Books that can be sung are more engaging for those that you’re reading with, and singing is also a great way to reinforce learning...
Music and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Music and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Music and ADHD  by Madison Michel, MM, MT-BC Before we dive in to how individuals with ADHD can benefit from music, we need to discuss the definition and diagnostic criteria.  In order to be diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), 6 or more...
Sensory Processing Disorder: What the DSM Doesn’t Tell You

Sensory Processing Disorder: What the DSM Doesn’t Tell You

Sensory Processing Disorder: What the DSM Doesn’t Tell You by Sarah Bartholomew, Music Therapy Intern When you think of sensory processing, you might initially think of smelling perfumes and flowers, feeling a soft blanket, listening to traffic outside your...